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How to Use JSTOR

Help guide for searching in JSTOR

What is JSTOR?

JSTOR is an online library of journals, academic ebooks, and primary sources.

Access to Content on JSTOR



CDU students have access to Open Content in the JSTOR Library. Open Content is downloadable and printable. 

Students can access 100 articles a month of read-only content from the complete JSTOR Library by registering for a free personal account.

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JSTOR contains the full-text of more than 2,600 journals from 1,200 publishers, with publication dates ranging from 1665 to 2015 (for certain titles). Journals are available in more than 75 disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics. 


JSTOR contains more than 85,000 ebooks from academic publishers. The ebooks work just like journals, offering unlimited use and DRM-free chapter downloads in PDF format.